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A conservative justice on the Supreme Court asserted after the overturning of Roe v. Wade that other rights were safe, including LGBTQIA rights, birth control, and interracial marriage. Chief Justice John Roberts, who has long had a bee in his racial bonnet, started his quest in 2013 by eliminating section...

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  • October 31, 2022

well worth your time. And if you don’t know about Ella Baker, it is about time you learned. x HBCUs, like Shaw University, have nurtured and challenged students for generations. I stand here today on their shoulders. pic.twitter.com/fJ80Jo9zC0— Kamala Harris (@KamalaHarris) October 18, 2020 < p class=”is-empty-p”>

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  • October 18, 2020

This happened this week: Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Jon Ossoff raised more than $4.7 million last month, a total his campaign said marked the highest single-month fundraising total of any Georgia candidate in Senate history. “Georgians from all walks of life are united behind Jon’s message of rebuilding an economy...

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  • September 6, 2020
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More Trump lies and spin, and again he took no questions because it’s a pageant. It had the usual earmarks of such speeches, including a “sir” remark and the confabulation of facts. Michael Steele called this a “stopgap”. x 2 died of Ebola: They said Obama should resign. 4 died...

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  • June 16, 2020

A lot was made of our commander-in-show holding up a Bible, a little over a week ago, with the St. John’s Episcopal Church as a backdrop. The orchestrated show of strength was preceded by shoving, tear-gassing, and strong-arm tactics of armed troops against peaceful protesters. Trump had been sheltered in...

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  • June 10, 2020

Revisionism has no race, class, gender, even as economic justice reigns. Last week, the Root joined the chorus with its “Every Democratic Candidates’ ‘Black Agenda’ Ranked” study. They enlisted “policy experts, legal scholars, and political pundits, all of whom were black,” none of whom were revealed, to create a policy framework and grade the...

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  • March 3, 2020

A short-sighted framing of Elizabeth Warren as the “first” intersectional presidential candidate speaks to some problematic fervor, particularly for a tenured feminist professor. Intersectional critique is, after all, “the development of integrated analysis and practice based upon the fact that the major systems of oppression are interlocking.”. Emphasis on the...

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  • February 24, 2020
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I attended public school growing up in Oklahoma. After I graduated from the University of Houston, a public university where tuition cost only $50 a semester, my first job was as a special education teacher at a public school in New Jersey. I later attended a public law school. I...

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  • November 18, 2019